News: Tuukka Rask is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Sharks. Analysis: Tuukka Rask was the first goalie off the ice following Tuesday's morning skate, which puts him on track to open Tuesday's game in the home team's crease. He will take on a San Jose team that was shut out in its last contest but is still averaging 3.17 goals per game.
News: Travis Hamonic (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs, TSN's Mark Masters reports. Analysis: Travis Hamonic was injured during Monday's practice, but he has a chance to play against Toronto after taking part in Tuesday's morning skate. Expect a decision on his playing status to be made during pregame warmups.
News: Jaroslav Halak will be the starting goaltender in Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs. Analysis: Jaroslav Halak will look to get back in the win column after having a three-game winning streak snapped his last time out. He will face a Toronto squad that tallied just one goal in two games against the Red Wings over the weekend.
News: Michael Bournival recalled Bournival from Hamilton of the American Hockey League, Hockey Inside Out reports. He had been sent down to the AHL to get some playing time and scored a goal in two games with the Bulldogs. Analysis: Michael Bournival opened the regular season in Montreal but had not appeared in a game, hence the desire to get some playing time in with the Bulldogs. He rotated in on the fourth line during Monday's practice, and it is not known if he'll suit up Tuesday night against Detroit.
News: The Capitals reassigned Tom Wilson (ankle) to AHL Hershey on Monday. Analysis: Tom Wilson has been on IR with an ankle injury, and will likely use the stint in Hershey to get back up to speed. Expect him to be called back up to the big club when he's healthy.
News: Seth Griffith, whom the Bruins recalled from AHL Providence on Monday, skated with Milan Lucic and David Krejci during Monday's practice, the team's official site reports. Analysis: The Bruins return to action Tuesday against the Sharks, and if Seth Griffith rejoins the team's lineup for that contest, it's plausible that he and Simon Gagne could both end up seeing ice time with Lucic and Krejci.
News: The Ducks reassigned Jason LaBarbera to AHL Norfolk on Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: Labarbera filled in for John Gibson as Frederik Andersen's backup for a while, but will return to the minors, where he's expected to spend most of the season.
News: The Ducks recalled John Gibson from AHL Norfolk on Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: John Gibson earned the first start of the season for the Ducks, but gave up six goals on 39 shots in a loss to the Penguins. He'll return from the AHL and try to prove himself once again when he gets the opportunity. Gibson went 1-1, allowing two goals on 61 shots for a .902 save mark, in his two games with Norfolk.
News: Kevan Miller is out indefinitely with a dislocated shoulder, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports. Analysis: Kevan Miller injured his shoulder during a fight with the Sabres' Nicolas Deslauriers on Saturday, and will be sidelined indefinitely until he recovers. Miller has yet to record a point, but had a plus-4 rating and five PIM in six games before getting hurt. In his absence, look for Matt Bartkowski to return to the Bruins' blue-line mix, beginning Tuesday against the Sharks.
News: The Penguins reassigned Scott Harrington to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Analysis: Scott Harrington didn't see any NHL action while he was up with the big club, but will try to play well enough in the AHL to earn another shot.